Science - Course - Mammalian Toxicology

  • Course Code: BCHM616
  • Credits: 3
  • Hours Distribution: (3crs.: 3lec.)
  • Course Type: Elective Courses (EC)

Course Description

Topics include basic concepts of poisons and their commonalities with hormones; toxicant exposure routes, uptake, sites and mechanisms of action, storage, metabolism, activation, and clearance; toxicant roles in carcinogenesis, development, endocrine, and reproductive functions; roles of diet, lifestyle, and concurrent exposures.